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GILES A LIFE IN CARTOONS
Written by Peter Tory. Illustrated by Giles.
Stock no. 1610605
Published by Headline. c. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Colour & b/w illustrations. The authorised biography of Britain's leading cartoonist. ISBN: 0747206783. Second printing. Slight residue from sticky label to front panel of wrapper.
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WHAT ELSE DO YOU DO?
Written by Mel Calman. Illustrated by Mel Calman.
Stock no. 1506718
Published by Methuen London Ltd. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Some sketches from a cartoonist's life. Grey boards with gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 105 numbered pages. ISBN: 0413588408. Signed by author, with inscription, on front endpaper. A little fading to base of spine and edges of covers alongside. Faint erased pencil writing to front endpaper otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small marks, very light browning to spine area.
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WINSOR MCCAY HIS LIFE AND ART
Written by John Canemaker; Maurice Sendak. Illustrated by Winsor McCay.
Stock no. 2122440
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Revised and Expanded edition. Foreword by Sendak. This the only biography of one of America's greatest and most influential cartoonists, Winsor McCay (1867-1934), the universally acknowledged first master of both the comic strip and the animated cartoon. Although invented by others, both genres were developed into enduring popular art of highest imagination through McCay's innovative genius. He attributed his considerable success to "an absolute craving to draw pictures all the time." ISBN: 0810959410. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with small nick to edge of rear panel.
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